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24th Annual Meeting of the German Retina Society

German Retina Society

17.06. - 18.06.2011, Aachen

News from anterior segment surgery

Meeting Abstract

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  • Duy Thoai Pham - Vivantes Klinikum Neukölln, Berlin

German Retina Society. 24th Annual Conference of the German Retina Society. Aachen, 17.-18.06.2011. Düsseldorf: German Medical Science GMS Publishing House; 2011. Doc11rg25

doi: 10.3205/11rg25, urn:nbn:de:0183-11rg257

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Published: June 15, 2011

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These are some of the highlights from the DGII 2011 in Frankfurt in February: After the femtosecond laser (FSL) has become established in cornea and refraktive surgery, it is now being used in clinical cataract surgery. The corneal incision, the capsulorhexis and the nucleus fragmentation can be carried out with integrated on-line OCT femtosecond laser. Further topics like complicated situations of the cataract operation with dense nuclei, the problems of the decentered und dislocated IOL- and IOL explantation will be represented